Sep 29, 2014 7:00 AM America's Roller Coast
Summer is in full swing, and for many that means cookouts, swimming pools, baseball and sun-filled days. But on the north coast of Ohio, it also means one more very important element – roller coaster season.
Sep 29, 2014 7:00 AM Global connections
With a career in international banking that spans more than 20 years and many countries, Sheila Spradlin Reich ’87 has developed, managed and executed banking strategies for large corporate, international, treasury management, public funds, higher education, nonprofit, private business and government entities and financial institutions.
Sep 26, 2014 9:14 AM Nixon expert Luke Nichter to speak at BGSU
Bowling Green State University alumnus Dr. Luke Nichter will take audiences on “A Journey with Richard Nixon: A Decade of Listening to the Nixon Tapes from Ohio to Texas” during his return to BGSU Sept. 30.
Sep 25, 2014 7:00 AM Choice, change topic of homecoming talk
“On Choice and Change: Taking Charge of Change at Work and in Life” is the topic of the College of Health and Human Services’ 11th annual Homecoming Lecture.
Sep 25, 2014 7:00 AM Nixon expert Luke Nichter to give campus talk
Alumnus Dr. Luke Nichter will take audiences on “A Journey with Richard Nixon: A Decade of Listening to the Nixon Tapes from Ohio to Texas” during his return to BGSU Sept. 30.
Sep 22, 2014 7:00 AM Beth Macy ’86 : Storyteller
One of the first assignments in Beth Macy’s introduction to magazine writing class at BGSU was to write a personal essay and then pitch the story to magazines. Macy says the instructor, Vickie Hesterman, told the class that any student who got published would receive an automatic A in the class.
Sep 22, 2014 7:00 AM Nichter decodes Nixon in new book
As a graduate student trudging up the staircase leading from the basement at Williams Hall in the fall of 2004, he was also stepping out of the early 1970s, and one of the most troubling eras in American politics.
Sep 19, 2014 1:49 PM BGSU recognized for student wellness efforts
The University's efforts to promote and enhance health among its student body have earned it bronze level accreditation from US Healthiest, a nonprofit dedicated to making the U.S. the healthiest nation in a healthier world.
Sep 19, 2014 10:55 AM BGSU presents unconventional view of Martin Luther King in ‘The Mountaintop’
What happens in the quiet moments when a charismatic leader like Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. is not on “the mountaintop,” delivering a powerful speech, but alone and feeling drained in his hotel room?
Sep 19, 2014 9:54 AM Kids, families have fun with hands-on science, math
STEM in the Park, a family day of hands-on fun, returns to Bowling Green State University on Sept. 27. The event runs from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the Perry Field House and features everything from sea creatures to pop rockets, take-home STEM (science, technology, engineering and mathematics) activities and a complimentary lunch from Tony Packo’s.
Sep 15, 2014 7:00 AM Falcon Family of the Year
At 23 years old, graduate student Antoinette Newsome is the youngest of 11 children. She comes from a very tight-knit family that has shown her strong support throughout her life, especially during her time at Bowling Green State University. That’s why the Newsome family was chosen as the 2014 Falcon Family of the Year. They were recognized at the Sept. 13 home football game, during Falcon Family Weekend.
Sep 15, 2014 7:00 AM My Summer Experience: Corey Krupa
My internship experience with the Pro Football Hall of Fame in Canton, Ohio, was amazing. I interned in the brand new Ralph Wilson Jr. Research and Preservation Center. My official title was Football Information Intern and I essentially helped with the communications aspect at the Hall of Fame.
Sep 15, 2014 7:00 AM My Summer Experience: Eric Batts
This past May, I was given the opportunity to go behind the scenes on the Latter Day tour of “The Book of Mormon” as a stage management intern. This was easily one of the greatest experiences of my life. Not only did I get to meet a lot of great people and make quite a few friends in the professional world, this internship basically solidified my ideas for a post-graduate career. Seeing other people doing the things I love and seeing them loving it too made me want to push myself even farther to one day become a great stage manager.
Sep 11, 2014 2:11 PM Orel co-edits book on issues faced by older LGBT adults
Dr. Nancy Orel, a Bowling Green State University gerontology professor and associate dean of the College of Health and Human Services, is on a mission to improve services for lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) older adults.
Sep 11, 2014 2:11 PM Mora seeks to expand undergraduate research, scholarship
Dr. Cordula Mora brings a wealth of experience to her role as director of the Center for Undergraduate Research and Scholarship (CURS), along with an infectious natural enthusiasm and determination.
Sep 11, 2014 2:01 PM BGSU, Ohio attorney general name first director of Center for the Future of Forensic Science
The Bureau of Criminal Investigation facility currently under construction on the Bowling Green State University campus will also be the home of the Ohio Attorney General’s Center for the Future of Forensic Science. On Sept. 11, BGSU President Mary Ellen Mazey and Ohio Attorney General Mike DeWine announced that Dr. Jon E. Sprague will serve as the first director of the center.
Sep 10, 2014 2:31 PM McGill Brothers to give classical performance at BGSU
Hearing classical musicians Anthony and Demarre McGill in performance, it is hard to conceive that they were born and raised on Chicago’s tough South Side. The brothers have both achieved stellar levels of success in the world of classical music, Anthony on clarinet and Demarre on flute.
Sep 10, 2014 2:19 PM Firelands breaks ground on Allied Health and Sciences project
BGSU Firelands will celebrate the start of the $15.75 million Allied Health and Sciences Project with a groundbreaking ceremony on Tuesday (Sept. 30).
Sep 10, 2014 2:19 PM Hershberger photography book honored with Insight Award
Most histories of photography claim that the medium was invented in 1839. In its relatively short existence since then, photography has spurred perhaps a disproportionate amount of debate compared with other art forms, notably over whether it should even be considered an art form at all, and going on from there.
Sep 10, 2014 2:19 PM Jim Sherraden of Hatch Show Prints to speak at BGSU
Master printer Jim Sherraden will visit Bowling Green State University later this month to discuss his award-winning career and recent work with Hatch Show Print. As part of the event, BGSU School of Art faculty and students will unveil a typeface they have created for Hatch, one of America’s oldest letterpress poster and design shops.
Sep 9, 2014 1:23 PM BGSU lauded again in U.S. News 'America’s Best Colleges'
U.S. News and World Report’s “America’s Best Colleges” once again recognized Bowling Green State University as one of the nation’s top public universities.
Sep 9, 2014 11:02 AM Sex as a civil liberty topic of BGSU Constitution Day talk
Bowling Green State University will celebrate Constitution Day on Monday, Sept. 15, with a special talk by former history faculty member Dr. Leigh Ann Wheeler.
Sep 8, 2014 8:00 AM Undergraduates to present at study-abroad conferenc
Morocco might be an unusual destination for one’s first trip abroad, but for Emily Gunner, a junior from Oregon, Ohio, it was much more than a vacation. Gunner made the one-week capstone trip with Dr. Beatrice Guenther and classmates from her Morocco Today class immediately after the end of the spring semester.
Sep 8, 2014 7:00 AM My Summer Experience: Jason Gonzales
During this past summer, I worked as a marketing intern for the National Wheelchair Basketball Association (NWBA). Being able to work for such a unique and incredible organization was an opportunity that I could have never passed up. The experiences and knowledge I gained was truly unforgettable.
Sep 8, 2014 7:00 AM My Summer Experience: Micah Smith
I served on summer staff with World Changers and P2 Missions as a Missions and Communications Specialist. World Changers and P2 Missions serves churches in their mission of making disciples by providing experiences that develop the heart of students for serving others, and sharing the Gospel so they can change cities across the country.
Sep 8, 2014 7:00 AM My Summer Experience: Viola Ratcliffe
This summer I had the amazing opportunity to accompany BGSU Digital Arts Chair Heather Elliot-Famularo and Education Professor Tim Murnen to the countries of Poland, Hungary and Greece as a part of their Fulbright-Hays funded program “Walking Witness: Civic Responsibility in the Shadow of the Holocaust.”
Sep 4, 2014 8:00 AM Revamped Center for Faculty Excellence welcomes faculty
There’s a friendly energy in the air at the Center for Faculty Excellence (CFE) as the team members greet the start of the academic year. A number of new services and events are planned to make the center more accessible, responsive and useful to anyone who teaches at BGSU.
Sep 1, 2014 7:00 AM My Summer Experience: Cathie Moore
I spent my summer in Israel on an archaeological dig on Tel Megiddo for seven weeks. My workweek was Sunday through Thursday, with Friday and Saturday off. The week was crazy busy. We got on the bus to the site at 4:30 a.m. each morning, and by the 8 a.m. breakfast, it felt like I had already carried what seemed like hundreds of buckets of dirt and dripped just as many buckets of sweat.
Sep 1, 2014 7:00 AM My Summer Experience: Elizabeth & Evangeline Canfield
As the wing of the plane dipped toward the earth, I got a glimpse of the ever-enlarging scenery 16,000 feet below. Despite wispy clouds and the haze of the beating sun, I could perceive a mountainous island surrounded by a glistening sheet of Mediterranean blue.
Sep 1, 2014 7:00 AM My Summer Experience: Travis Robertson
During this past summer, I was blessed with the opportunity to work at a charter jet company called Majestic Jet, located in Pompano Beach, Fla. Throughout the summer I was able to learn what really went into running a flight company by getting hands on experience.